Saturday, September 3, 2011

2011 Goddesschess Scholarship

It's that time of year again!  This year's recipient of the Goddesschess Scholarship under the auspices of the Susan Polgar Foundation is Maraani Kamphorst, a member of Texas Tech's Knight Raiders.  Maraani was also awarded the Goddesschess Scholarship last academic year.

Maraani, a native of Brazil, has a current ELO of 1835 and is married to fellow chessplayer and Knight Raiders team member GM Andre Diamant. 

Maraani was part of the Texas Tech "C" Team that tied for 1st at the 2010 PanAm Intercollegiate Division IV Championship with Yale (held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in late December, 2010). 
Texas Tech C team (L to R: Mara Diamant, Ananya Roy, Zach Haskin, Brett James).
Read more about Maraani. 

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